Healthcare providers in India to spend US$1.2 billion on IT in 2015
Sep 29, 13:48
Health care providers in India are expected to spend US$1.2 billion on IT products and services in 2015, an increase of 7% over 2014, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending by healthcare providers (includes hospitals, as well as ambulatory service and physicians practices) on internal...
Foxconn invests in China-based LifeSmart
Sep 25, 11:28
Foxconn Electronics has committed equity investment in China-based LifeSmart, an Internet-based smart home device vendor, by participating in a capital increase project initiated by LifeSmart, according to industry sources.
Tmall Global sets up Taiwan pavilion
Sep 25, 11:19
Tmall Global, a cross-country B2C online shopping platform belonging to the China-based Alibaba Group, has announced the establishment of a Taiwan pavilion on its shopping platform specifically for Taiwan-based brands to promote their products to consumers in China.
Sony promoting own crowd funding platform
Sep 16, 11:08
Sony has launched its own crowd funding platform, First Flight, to encourage employees to engage in innovative activities internally, while promoting its brand image, according to industry sources.
Digital Taipei 2015 opens
Sep 9, 16:01
Digital Taipei 2015, an annual digital content exhibition and conference organized by the government-sponsored Information Industry Institute, is taking place during September 8-9, with more than 100 companies and independent developers exhibiting digital content and nearly 200 buyers from 20 countries...
AsiaInfo to acquire Trend Micro business in China
Sep 2, 15:13
AsiaInfo, a NASDAQ-listed China-based provider of software solutions and IT services for the telecom sector, will acquire antivirus and Internet content security software developer Trend Micro's business operations in the China market, according to AsiaInfo.
Taiwan businesses urged to develop IoT devices
Newswatch - Aug 26, 11:05
Taiwan-based companies have an advantage in developing IoT products thanks to their innovative ideas, flexibility and efficient implementation, according to John Wang, founder of Tolink, an IoT solution provider.
Digitimes Research: Samsung Artik products to support Arduino standard
Aug 13, 12:12
Samsung Electronics has announced that it will seek to make its Artik platform products as Arduino-certified platforms for IoT (Internet of Things) applications, a move which indicates a growing concern for the open hardware source community to play a more important role in the development of new IoT...
China market: Huawei to offer business-use cloud services
Aug 4, 15:48
China-based telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has announced that it plans to launch business-use cloud services in the China market, in addition to its current role as being a telecom equipment and solution supplier.
Risks to drive US$10 billion cyber insurance market by 2020, says firm
Aug 3, 14:38
Continued and sustained cyberattacks are having a ruinous effect on enterprises and driving up the cost of incident response. With over 900 million reported records exposed in 2014, more companies are seriously starting to consider transferring risks to insurance providers. Despite growing awareness...
Taiwan, China firms to jointly set up cloud-based educational platform
Jul 30, 15:54
Taiwan-based Global View, an e-dictionary and e-translator vendor, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China-based Wei Dong Group to develop a cloud-based educational platform for the educational sector in China and other markets, according to Global View.
PC replacement pushed by Windows 10 may come slowly, say Taiwan makers
Jul 30, 11:20
As Microsoft will allow free upgrades of Windows 7 and Windows 8 to Windows 10, which has relatively low hardware requirements, PC replacement demand due to the launch of the new operating system (OS) is unlikely to surge immediately and instead may emerge slowly and gradually, according to Taiwan-based...
Taiwan IoT makers have to develop innovative applications, says Acer founder
Jul 29, 16:08
To compete for business opportunities in the global Internet of things (IoT) market, Taiwan-based makers should capitalize on advantages in information and communication technology to create hardware added value through developing innovation applications, Acer founder Stan Shih said at an IoT forum...
Windows 10 available in 190 countries as free upgrade
Jul 29, 15:51
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 is available, starting July 29, as a free upgrade or with new PCs and tablets. Windows 10 includes innovations such as Cortana, an Xbox app and Microsoft Edge for a familiar, yet more personal and productive, experience. Windows 10 offers one experience that...
Telecom carriers expected to play key role in IoT, says CHT president
Jul 29, 14:21
Mobile telecom carriers, along with increasing use of 4G mobile communication services, are expected to play a key role in boosting the Internet of Things (IoT) through providing IoT environment-based services, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) president Shih Mu-piao said at an IoT-featuring high-tech forum held...
Taiwan market: HTC releases HTC One E9 dual sim
Jul 24, 10:44
HTC has added a new member to its HTC One family lineup, the HTC One E9 dual sim, in the Taiwan market. The new model will take on Samsung Electronics' newly released Galaxy A8 and Xiaomi Technology's Mi Note 64GB in the local market.
Windows 10 unlikely to hike PC demand, say Taiwan ODMs
Jul 8, 14:53
Many Taiwan-based ODMs hold the opinion that Windows 10 will not be able to boost large-scale PC replacements and upgrades because a large proportion of consumers mainly use PCs for Web surfing and document processing, and therefore do not need the advanced functions provided by Windows 10.
Dassault Systemes expanding clients in Taiwan
Jul 2, 15:10
France-based software company Dassault Systemes has stepped up its marketing in Taiwan and has expanded its client group to include Foxconn Electronics, Pegatron Technology, Largan Precision, Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC), Evergreen Marine and Yulon Motor, according to company...
Quanta to strengthen software R&D for enterprise server business
Jun 16, 15:34
Quanta Computer reportedly is planning to expand its server business software team and will double the existing personnel to 100 by the end of 2015 and double the number again to 200 in 2016 to prepare for entering the enterprise server industry, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Computex 2015: Microsoft showcases Windows 10 devices from partners
Jun 4, 16:05
At Computex 2015, during a keynote addressed at the Taipei International Convention Center, Nick Parker, corporate vice president OEM Division, Microsoft, discussed how Windows 10 is enabling the next generation of devices and cloud-based solutions. Parker highlighted the vast opportunities that Windows...
TCA chairman optimistic about Taiwan ICT industries despite challenges
Jun 3, 11:59
Computex has evolved into one of the biggest and most important ICT trade shows in the world since its first edition was launched 35 years ago. Computex 2015, which boasts a record number of more than 5,000 exhibition booths, is expected to remain as a robust platform where vendors showcase their new...
Welcome to the Computex of Things
Jun 1, 19:36
Computex Taipei, the largest ICT trade show in Asia and the second largest in the world, will begin its 35th year today, attracting over 130,000 visitors, including 38,000 international visitors. While Computex will feature more than 1,700 exhibitors and more than 5,000 booths, this year the show will...
Microsoft to address Google Chromebook competition through Windows 10 pricing
Jun 1, 19:23
With Windows 10 set to be launched later this summer, Microsoft will enjoy a lot of attention at this year's Computex, as visitors look to get a better glimpse into how the operating system and the apps that run on it handles various devices being displayed at the show. However, while the technology...
Foxconn to build supply chain financial service system
May 28, 15:49
Foxconn Electronics plans to build up a financial service system for the industrial supply chain, offering loans and real time information to suppliers within the system, according to company chairman Terry Gou.
Google BrandLab to set up branch office in Singapore in 2H16
Newswatch - May 27, 22:02
BrandLab, a business unit of Google, plans to set up a branch office in Singapore in the second half of 2016 in order to meet increasing demand from brand operators in Japan and Southeast, according to Kim Larson, global director of BrandLab.